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The Best Stephen Rea Movies  

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List of the best Stephen Rea movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Stephen Rea's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Stephen Rea movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Stephen Rea movies will be at the top of the list. Stephen Rea has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Stephen Rea movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Stephen Rea films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Stephen Rea role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Stephen Rea performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of a variety of films, including Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and Citizen X.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Stephen Rea movies?" and "What are the greatest Stephen Rea roles of all time?"

Stephen Rea is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Robert Altman, Stephen Hopkins and Danny Boyle.

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Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson
The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop ...more
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Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving
V for Vendetta is a 2006 American political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by the Wachowski Brothers, based on the 1988 Vertigo graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore ...more
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Sandra Oh, Gina Gershon, Emily Procter
Guinevere is a 1999 American drama film about the artistic and romantic relationship between a young student and her older mentor. The film was written and directed by Audrey Wells and stars ...more
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Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice, and starring ...more
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Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Imelda Staunton
Citizen X is a 1995 biography drama film written by Robert Cullen and Chris Gerolmo and directed by Chris Gerolmo.
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Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson
Breakfast on Pluto is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan and based on the novel of the same name by Patrick McCabe, as adapted by Jordan and McCabe. This dark comedy ...more
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Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs
The End of the Affair is a 1999 drama film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore and Stephen Rea. The film is based on The End of the Affair, a 1951 novel by British ...more
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Stephen Rea, Lotte Verbeek, Paul Ronan
Nothing Personal is a 2009 Dutch/Irish drama film written and directed by Urszula Antoniak. It was presented at the Locarno International Film Festival for the international competition. It won ...more
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Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Jim Broadbent
Black 47 is a 2018 drama directed by Lance Daly, based on the Irish short film An Ranger. During the Great Famine in Ireland, an Irish Ranger (James Frecheville) who has been fighting for the ...more
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Christian Slater, Stephen Rea, Molly Parker
The Good Shepherd is a 2004 drama film directed by Lewis Webb, starring Christian Slater, Molly Parker and Stephen Rea. The film follows a straying Catholic priest's investigation of a troubled ...more
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Bloom Stephen Rea, Patrick Bergin, Alan Devlin
Bloom is a 2003 Irish film written and directed by Sean Walsh, based on the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. The film premiered at the 2003 Taormina Film Festival. Angeline Ball won the award for ...more
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The Devil's Mercy Stephen Rea, Hannah Lochner, Dylan Everett
The Devil's Mercy is a 2008 horror-thriller written by James A. McLean and directed by Melanie Orr.
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Alfred Molina, Stephen Rea
A Further Gesture is a film directed by Robert Dornhelm released on February 1998.
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Angela Lansbury, Terence Stamp, David Warner
The Company of Wolves is a 1984 British Gothic fantasy-horror film directed by Neil Jordan, written by Angela Carter and Jordan, and starring Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, Stephen Rea and ...more
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Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman
Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Liam Neeson as Michael Collins. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
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The Curse of Styria is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stephen Rea Movies
The Curse of Styria Stephen Rea, Eleanor Tomlinson, Erika Marozsán
Styria is a fantasy horror mystery thriller film written and directed by Mauricio Chernovetzky and Mark Devendorf.
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Aidan Quinn, Ossie Davis, Stephen Rea
Proud is a 2004 film directed by Mary Pat Kelly and stars veteran actor and activist Ossie Davis, in his final film performance. The motion picture was filmed in Elmira NY and Buffalo, NY. The ...more
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Stephen Rea, Sean McDonagh, Hilda Fay
Kisses is a 2008 Irish drama film directed by Lance Daly. The film is a coming of age drama about two ragamuffin preadolescents, next door neighbors each from dysfunctional families living in a ...more
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Trojan Eddie Richard Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Stuart Townsend
Trojan Eddie is a 1997 drama film written by Billy Roche and directed by Gillies MacKinnon.
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Colin Farrell, Stephen Rea, Tony Curran
Ondine is a 2009 Irish romantic drama film directed and written by Neil Jordan and starring Colin Farrell and Alicja Bachleda. The film was shot on location in Castletownbere, Ireland, and ...more
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Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn
Evelyn is a 2002 drama film, loosely based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his fight in the Irish courts to be reunited with his children. The film stars Sophie Vavasseur in the title ...more
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Jane Birkin, Stephen Rea, Adrian Brine
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is a 1995 Belgian-French drama film directed by Marion Hänsel. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. The plot is based on the short ...more
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Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Russell Hornsby
Stuck is a 2007 thriller film directed by Stuart Gordon and starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea, with a plot inspired by a true story. The film premiered on May 21, 2007 at the Cannes Film ...more
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I Could Read the Sky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stephen Rea Movies
I Could Read the Sky Stephen Rea, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dermot Healy
I Could Read The Sky is a 1999 film directed by Nicholas Bruce.
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Martin Sheen, Stephen Rea, Tom Hickey
Stella Days is a 2011 drama film written by Antoine O. Flatharta and directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan.